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Marie U'Ren Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. U'Ren has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the travel industry

Notably, Marie U'Ren was presented with a key to the city of Easton for her enthusiastic support, an honor she considers a personal highlight.

    TOWSON, MD, December 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Marie U'Ren with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. U'Ren celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. U'Ren is renowned as a retired travel advisor and sales professional with more than 15 years in the industry to her credit. Prior to entering the travel industry, she completed coursework in early childhood education at the George Washington University. When Ms. U'Ren had her children, she began assisting at their school, and eventually accepted a position as a teacher at Calvary Lutheran Nursery School in Millbrae, CA, where she would remain from 1967 to 1982.

After her children were old enough to pursue their K-12 education, Ms. U'Ren found that a preschool schedule no longer suited her, and that she was left with large amounts of time waiting for her son and daughter to come home from school. She initially worked on the sales staff for Bulanti Travel in Redwood City, CA, from 1980 to 1982. In 1982, she obtained the post of a partner in Custom Travel Associates in Woodside, CA, where she also flourished as the director of group sales. Ms. U'Ren would find success with Custom Travel Associates until 1994 when she and her husband oved to Maryland.

A longtime resident of the community of Easton, MD, Ms. U'Ren was extremely active in community cultural organization and the arts during this time. For over 20 years, she helped organize events such as the Easton Festival of Trees as well as the Holiday and St. Patrick's Day Parades. She volunteered her time with Cricket Theatre, and participated on the boards of the Avalon Foundation, Talbot County Arts Council, Dance Harrison Street, the Adademy Art Museum and the Easton chapters of several nationally-recognized charities. She was the founding Co-Director of the Chesapeake Film Festival, and the Academy Art Museum's Craft Show. In 2008 Ms. U'Ren was named Tabot County's nominee for the Governor's Volunteer Service Award. She was featured as the subject of several local and regional news stories about her community involvement. Notably, Ms. U'Ren was presented with a key to the city of Easton for her enthusiastic support, an honor she considers a personal highlight.

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